John Waddell, 60, broke his left leg and ankle when the rigging he used to lower himself into the 30-metre shaft about 140km northwest of Phoenix broke on October 15. Photo: AP

John Waddell fought rattlesnakes, sucked own blisters while trapped in Arizona desert mine shaft

  • John Waddell talks about ordeal in abandoned mine shaft
  • Was rescued after friend passed by the mine and heard his cries for help
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John Waddell, 60, broke his left leg and ankle when the rigging he used to lower himself into the 30-metre shaft about 140km northwest of Phoenix broke on October 15. Photo: AP
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